Alternative History

Distant Past[]

80 million BC: Atlantis breaks off the East coast of North Newfoundland.

75 million BC: California breaks off the west coast of North Newfoundland. Magnusinsula splits off the west coast of South Newfoundland.

65 million BC: The dinosaurs are wiped out by a comet.

55 million BC: Terrafrica splits off the east coast of South Newfoundland.

Human Origins[]

Six million BC: The ancestors of humanity diverge from those of chimps.

Two million BC: The first members of the genus Homo evolved.

200,000 BC: The first modern day human is born.

10,000 BC: The Ice Age ends.

Earliest Colonies[]

Up to this point, the history of the old world was identical to OTL.

1442: Atlantis is discovered.

1447: France builds a colony in Atlantis. (Nouvelleparis).

1449: Spain builds a colony in Atlantis. (Nuevoespaña).

1454: England builds a colony in Virginia. Scotland builds a colony in the far north of Atlantis, naming it Nova Scotia.

1455: The Natives of Atlantis are encountered. They are very violent and destroy most of the colonies.